Glucosylation of sucrose laurate with cyclodextrin glucanotransferase

Katsuhide Okada, Haisuo Zhao, Minoru Izumi, Shuhei Nakajima, Naomichi Baba

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Sucrose monolauroyl esters were found to serve as substrates for cyclodextrin glucanotransferase (CGTase)-catalyzed transglucosidation reactions, affording new sucrose esters that have an additional 1-3 glucose residues on the pyranose ring of the sucrose moiety in the ester.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)826-829
Number of pages4
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2007


  • CGTase
  • Cyclodextrin glucanotransferase
  • Sucrose monolaurate
  • Surfactant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry


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